Carrot Cape Market - Approx 700 seeds - Raw Open Pollinated

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Growing Instructions for Carrots

Season: Cool-season crop, early spring or fall.

Soil: Well-draining, loose soil, pH 6.0-6.8.

Planting: Direct sow seeds ¼-½ inch deep, 2-4 inches apart in rows 12-18 inches apart.

Watering: Keep soil evenly moist during germination and root development.

Sunlight: Full sun, but can tolerate light shade.

Fertilization: Moderate fertilization with balanced nutrients.

Thinning: Thin seedlings to 2-3 inches apart for mature carrots.

Harvest: About 50-80 days after planting, when roots reach desired size and color.

Nutrition (per 100g):

  • Calories: Approx. 41 kcal.
  • Vitamins: High in vitamin A (from beta-carotene).
  • Minerals: Good source of potassium.
  • Fiber: Supports digestion.